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Postcard featuring Castell Coch Postcards from Tongwynlais – Part 4 - This instalment of “Postcards from Tongwynlais” features a photo of Castell Coch from renowned publisher Valentine & Sons Ltd. Valentine’s was established in 1851 by Mr James Valentine (1814 – 1879). After James’ death his two sons, George Dobson and William Dobson took over the company. They made lots of products but in the late ... more...
Castell Coch with scaffolding Behind the Scenes Tour of Castell Coch - Would you like to take a behind the scenes tour of Castell Coch? Cadw have just published details of eight tours starting from October 12th until November 30th. The following information is from Cadw: Cadw are offering its members an exclusive opportunity to see the crucial conservation work being carried out at Castell Coch this ... more...
Closed path in Fforest Fawr Safety Warnings Ignored at Fforest Fawr - Natural Resources Wales have warned that forest users are putting their lives at risk by ignoring safety signs. Sections of the forest have been closed off to prepare for tree felling operations. Large sections of the popular woodland are suffering from Larch disease. Natural Resources Wales have a plan to complete the work over the ... more...
Theatre seats A New Youth Theatre for Tongwynlais - Guest blog by Owen Thomas Youth theatre in an excellent way for young people to develop their performance skills. But it is about more than that. As a teacher, I have long understood that not every student wants to be a performer. However, all can benefit from improved confidence, team-building skills and problem solving. These ... more...
Toothbrush New Dental Practice Opening Soon - Cwtch Dental Care will be opening a new practice later this year in Tongwynlais. The practice, located in Greenmeadow Springs Business Park, will accept new NHS and private patients. Builders are currently converting the unit and they’re hoping to be open by the end of November. You can register your interest on their website or ... more...